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Falcons to honor member of Tuskegee Airmen on Sunday

Falcons to honor member of Tuskegee Airmen on Sunday

profootballtalk.com Updated 18 hours ago
The Falcons will honor a living member of the Tuskegee Airmen during Sunday’s game vs. Cleveland. According to the club’s website, the Falcons will recognize 98-year-old Edward Johnson, a sergeant in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.…
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  • Roman Harper fined $8,268 for unnecessary roughness

    Roman Harper fined $8,268 for unnecessary roughness

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Panthers safety Roman Harper has drawn a $8,268 fine from the NFL for an unnecessary roughness penalty in Sunday’s loss to Atlanta, the league confirmed to PFT on Friday. Harper was flagged for unnecessary roughness after tackling Falcons wide receiver …
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  • Column: NFL Should Realign After NFC South Debacle

    Column: NFL Should Realign After NFC South Debacle

    nytimes.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    The Atlanta Falcons won't apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record.
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  • Eight Falcons probable for matchup with Browns

    Eight Falcons probable for matchup with Browns

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Wide receiver Julio Jones and running back Steven Jackson are among the eight Atlanta Falcons probable for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. Jones missed two days of practice with what was called an illness. He declared himself fully healthy a…
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  • Falcons activate WR Drew Davis from PUP list

    Falcons activate WR Drew Davis from PUP list

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    The Atlanta Falcons made an expected roster move Friday by activating wide receiver Drew Davis from the physically unable to perform list following offseason foot surgery. To make room for Davis, the Falcons waived wide receiver Freddie Martino. Davis w…
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  • Steven Jackson, Julio Jones practicing Friday

    Steven Jackson, Julio Jones practicing Friday

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Two of the Falcons’ key skill-position players returned to the practice field Friday. Wide receiver Julio Jones and tailback Steven Jackson were both spotted at the club’s Friday workout, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reported. The Falcons’ leading receive…
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  • Falcons rookie Devonta Freeman poised for more touches

    Falcons rookie Devonta Freeman poised for more touches

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Maybe it was a preview of things to come for Devonta Freeman. In the third quarter of last Sunday’s 19-17 win at Carolina, the Atlanta Falcons rookie running back took a handoff, exploded a few steps up the middle, then made a quick cut left while follo…
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  • Falcons sign James Anderson

    Falcons sign James Anderson

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    The Falcons placed running back Antone Smith on injured reserve earlier this week, but they didn’t fill his roster spot with another running back. They announced Thursday that they have signed linebacker James Anderson, who was a member of the Titans un…
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  • Falcons' White: UAB program worth saving

    Falcons' White: UAB program worth saving

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    Falcons wide receiver Roddy White joins the fight to save football at UAB, his alma mater.
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  • Falcons vs. Browns preview

    Falcons vs. Browns preview

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta TV: CBS The Atlanta Falcons play at home for the first time since Oct. 12 and bring with them a two-game winning streak. But they've dropped their only two games against AFC North teams: road losses a…
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  • Matt Ryan hopes to take advantage of more shots down the field

    Matt Ryan hopes to take advantage of more shots down the field

    ESPN.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan admitted the offense has missed on opportunities to throw the ball down the field, an aspect Ryan hopes changes when his team faces the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. "I think it's a couple …
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  • Falcons brace for full dose of Josh Gordon

    Falcons brace for full dose of Josh Gordon

    profootballtalk.com Nov 19 (4 days ago)
    Browns receiver Josh Gordon, reinstated after a 10-game suspension, wants to tear up the league. The Falcons don’t want to be the first team torn up by Gordon. “I would expect Josh to play a significant role in the game,” Atlanta coach Mike Smith told C…
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  • William Moore eager to hit again after shoulder separation

    William Moore eager to hit again after shoulder separation

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Nov 19 (4 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons strong safety William Moore isn't all the way back just yet, but his return to practice Wednesday off a separated right shoulder marked the next step in his much-anticipated return to full action. Moore, who remain…
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  • Roddy White, Devin Hester fined for scuffles with Panthers

    Roddy White, Devin Hester fined for scuffles with Panthers

    ESPN.com Nov 19 (4 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons receivers Roddy White and Devin Hester said they were fined $8,268 each for their roles in separate third-quarter scuffles with the Carolina Panthers during last Sunday’s 19-17 win. Hester received a 15-yard unnece…
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  • Seahawks sign Lemuel Jeanpierre, add Travian Robertson from Fal…

    Seahawks sign Lemuel Jeanpierre, add Travian Robertson from Falcons practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    With starting center Max Unger set to miss close to a month due to a high-ankle sprain, the Seattle Seahawks re-signed center Lemuel Jeanpierre on Tuesday. In addition, Seattle signed defensive tackle Travian Robertson off the Atlanta Falcons practice s…
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  • Dirk Koetter: Defenses keep Julio Jones from fade routes in red…

    Dirk Koetter: Defenses keep Julio Jones from fade routes in red zone

    ESPN.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- While Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter steered clear of why wide receiver screens haven't been successful, he did offer an explanation for not throwing more fade routes to Julio Jones in the red zone. "Well,…
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Falcons

    The Film Don't Lie: Falcons

    ESPN.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)
    A weekly look at what the Atlanta Falcons must fix: If you look back at the Falcons' third-and-4 play at Carolina's 8-yard line early in the third quarter Sunday, you'll see something interesting. No, it's not the missed block by tight end Bear Pascoe t…
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  • Falcons expect “full dose” of Josh Gordon

    Falcons expect “full dose” of Josh Gordon

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)
    On Monday, the Browns welcomed wide receiver Josh Gordon back to the team after a 10-game suspension. Coach Mike Pettine resisted making any predictions about how much Gordon would play in his first week back with the team, saying that the team will be …
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Buccaneers vs. Bears 01:57

    'Playbook': Buccaneers vs. Bears

    Nov 21
    The "Playbook" crew breaks down the Week 12 matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. Atlanta Falcons 04:49

    'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. Atlanta Falcons

    Nov 21
    The "Playbook" crew breaks down the Week 12 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Browns-Falcons 00:40

    Inside Edge: Browns-Falcons

    Nov 20
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Cleveland at Atlanta.
  • Video - Cousin Sal's NFL Week 12 Picks 02:37

    Cousin Sal's NFL Week 12 Picks

    Nov 20
    Cousin Sal makes his picks for week 12 in the NFL.

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